The Saturday Club of Vacaville
History, Membership, Foundation & Scholarship Program, Building Rental
Located at 125 W. Kendal Street, Vacaville, CA (Near Downtown)
                                                         THE SATURDAY CLUB OF VACAVILLE

                                          2019 APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP

                                          Application Deadline: MARCH  15, 2019


The Saturday Club of Vacaville has for many years awarded scholarships to talented students of the arts who live in
Vacaville.  The amount and number of scholarships offered each year is dependent on the funds available and other
considerations set by the Board of the Saturday Club Foundation.  Scholarship funds are to be used by the awardee(s) to
attend a college, university, or specialized school and for the advancement of particular skills and talents in the cultural
arts.  However, a major in a cultural arts field is not a requirement.  Please read the following Eligibility Requirements and
Application Instructions carefully, prior to submitting your application packet:

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Scholarship(s) shall be awarded without regard to race, religion, or sex.  Applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

1.        Be a legal resident of Vacaville or Elmira, residing within the 95687, 95688, or 95625
   zip code area

2.        Be a senior in high school or undergraduate level college student

3.        Show an outstanding talent in one of the cultural arts, i.e.:

a.        Music (either instrument or voice)
b.        Dance
c.        Theater Arts
d.        Creative writing
e.        Visual arts
f.        Media production

4.        Demonstrate high moral character, good citizenship, and the determination to
develop his/her talent


INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICATION

In order to be considered for a Saturday Club Scholarship Award read the requirements and complete the application
packet as outlined on the following pages and mail to the address below prior to the deadline of March 15, 2019.  
(Applications received, or postmarked, after this date will not be considered.)


JoAn Wade                                  Questions to: JoAn Wade   
112 Bresee Avenue                        (707) 448-4807
Vacaville, CA 95688


See next pages for additional important information.
Each application packet must include the following:

1.        Application and a copy of current Transcript

2.        Two letters of recommendation One of the letters should be from a teacher/counselor who is well acquainted with
    you, and another letter from an instructor in the field of the talent(s) of the applicant is required.

3.        A brief, written autobiography giving pertinent information about your interests and significant people who have
   pointed you toward your talent.  Please also indicate how you intend to advance such talent, as well as to continue to
   contribute to society by way of your talent while pursing higher education, in your planned career, and in your
   personal life.

Candidates chosen for Scholarship consideration should be prepared to:

1.      *Attend a brief interview with the Saturday Club Scholarship Committee; the interviews will be scheduled during the
  last week of April. At this session you will be expected to perform or demonstrate your talent.  (Qualified applicants will
  be notified of the time schedule and other details regarding this session.)  You will be judged on the following:

Presentation and Attitude        Technique      Interpretation        Definite Goals and Aims                Evidence of a determination

to succeed   Talent in a specialized field

*Plan to come prepared with your instrument, accompanist, or examples of your work to demonstrate your talent.  A piano
will be available for your use; however, other media systems are not available. * Plan your presentation, including set
up time, to be completed within stated time limits.

If music is your talent memorizing is desirable. Self-compositions are acceptable. However, candidates must perform at
least one piece of published music.

Creative writing applicants please submit a sample of your completed writing with your application packet (please limit to
500 words or less).    

2.  Candidates must be available to demonstrate his/her talent at a Meeting of the Saturday Club, to be scheduled at on the
second Saturday morning in May, should they be chosen for an award.


                                                     Proof of Enrollment/Registration

In order for the scholarship funds to be disbursed, the scholarship winner must fulfill one of the following by October 1,
2019.  Funds will be disbursed only as indicated.

1.  Provide a written verification of admission to a college, university or specialized school.  Upon such verification, the
funds will be disbursed in the form of a check made out to the college, university or specialized school being attended.

2. Provide written verification of enrollment (fees not yet paid). Upon such verification, funds will be disbursed in the form
of a check made out to the college, university or specialized school being attended.

3. Provide written verification of enrollment and registration (fees already paid by student).  Upon such verification, funds
will be disbursed in the form of a check made out to the scholarship recipient.


                                                          SATURDAY CLUB OF VACAVILLE
                                               2019 APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP

                                 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  MARCH 15, 2019
                      (Applications received, or postmarked, after this date will not be considered.)

Name________________________________________     Date of Birth___________________  

Address__________________________________Zip____________    email_______________

Phone_____________________  School Presently Attending__________________________

Extra-curricular school activities in which you have participated and out-of-school organizations to which you have
belonged, including offices held, etc.







Father_____________________ Mother_____________________ family email:__________
      (Name)                                 (Name)

What college/university do you plan to attend?___________________________________

Major field of study_______________________________

Additional Reference: (Not required)

Name:        ____________________________________________  Phone:__________________
                                                                                     
Submit two letters of recommendation and a copy of recent transcript with this application.    One of these letters should be
from a teacher/instructor in the field of talent of the applicant, and one from teacher or counselor who is well acquainted
with you.

Include a brief, written autobiography giving pertinent information about your interests and significant people who have
pointed you toward your talent.  Please also indicate how you intend to advance such talent, as well as to continue to
contribute to society by way of such talent while pursing higher education, in your planned career, and in your personal life.  

Mail or deliver to: JoAn Wade, President of the Saturday Club of Vacaville Foundation
          112 Bresee Avenue       
         Vacaville, CA 95688
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